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episode 9: Strange Weather, Big Time, Tom Waits [152]

Helen Zaltzman returns for the second new track from Big Time, this time dealing with the dull mundanity of cloudy days. The Marianne Faithfull version and the klezmer style in this track are discussed, as well as other representations of weather through the work of Ann Peebles.

Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay; two musicians listening to and discussing every single Tom Waits track in chronological order.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include: Strange Weather, Big Time, Tom Waits (1988) I Can't Stand The Rain, I Can't Stand The Rain, Ann Peebles (1973/1974)

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 2018-10-03  15m